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> As most of you have probably heard, the Lone Star Rubyconf is on the horizon:
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> 	http://lonestarrubyconf.com/
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> What you haven't heard before now is that the conference organizers need our
> help.  As is typical for these events, several gifts will be given away to the
> attendees.  Names for the prize recipients need to be selected at random.
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> That's where this quiz comes in.
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> The LSRC organizers would like us to build name picking applications they can
> choose from.  The functionality is very basic:
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> 	* Your application needs to accept input as a list of attendees.
> 	  At a minimum, you should accept names, but it might be nice to
> 	  allow for additional details like the attendee's organization.
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> 	* Each time your application is run, it should select and display
> 	  a single name from the list.  Your application should remember
> 	  previously selected names and not choose them a second time.
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> The real quiz is how fancy you can make that process.  The LSRC organizers are
> looking for a lot of sex appeal in their name picker.  Solutions that
> incorporate the conference name or stars will be given extra consideration.  The
> goal is something that will have a room full of attendees entranced when run on
> the projector.  Any interface that meets the above criteria will do.
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> The conference organizers will recognize the author(s) of any selected
> solution(s) at the event (your output can also include a byline), which will
> surely lead to unending fame.  Fortune may have to follow at a later date.
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Questions:

1. Does it *have* to run on a Macintosh? I don't have one to test on!
2. Does it *have* to run on a command line? It's really hard to entrance
a room full of people without *some* eye candy?